Category Archives: Old Testament

LIGHTS hermeneutic principle

We talk about Biblical hermeneutics a lot with our dear friend Bosco the Great. I thought it would be good to lay out one method of Biblical interpretation. The LIGHTS method. Most Christians actually affirm this method even if they … Continue reading

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Women’s Ordination: Starting Points

I came across this video by N.T. Wright a while back. It’s interesting because I think it points out the major problems in making a radical egalitarian argument on this base. The radical egalitarian normally begins his argument for the … Continue reading

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How do you know you’re a sinner?

When I was growing up, people told me that I was in danger of going to Hell because of my sin and that I was the “nastiest” child in the world because of a concept that they called “original sin”. … Continue reading

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Music For My Anglican Friend

I find the themes expressed in this music video to be quite truthful and the song’s lyrical thematics actually match the song for once. Apparently, the video is supposed to be based on the Biblical story of Job. The band’s … Continue reading

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Reasons Why I Hate the Bible

I’m shockingly one of very few “Christians” (I’m not one any longer, don’t know what I am, was an Eastern Catholic Catechumen and still desire to be an Eastern Catholic but need peace) who absolutely hates the Bible. I will … Continue reading

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Was Mary a Perpetual Virgin?

The teaching of the perpetual virginity of Mary within the Eastern Orthodox and Catholic Churches generally causes problems for Protestants. As such, it is typical to see Mary’s perpetual virginity from non-Catholics as, less strongly, a doubt, but more strongly … Continue reading

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Are We Really In the Hands of an Angry God That Wants to Punish Us?

I’m certain that everyone has heard of Jonathan Edwards, that famous preacher who taught us how we are sinners in the hands of an angry God and how we are all damned to Hell. He was one of the first … Continue reading

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Monogenism, Refuting Racism, Sin of Beastiality (aka why Catholicism can’t say goodbye to me)

Well, I’ve written on my trouble with certain theological positions in the past and I would have to say, that my fight with God isn’t over yet. Although in all honesty, what I have learned from it is something major. … Continue reading

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What is it I Believe?

For those of you who know me personally or have seen a lot of my posts keep getting deleted, you know that I change my beliefs quite frequently. I can be a bit of a roller coaster at times. So … Continue reading

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Girl Heroes of the Bible Part II – Jael

This is a continuation of Judges 4. Judges 4, we have seen discusses the character of Deborah. What’s interesting is that the Hebrew word דבר actually means “to speak” and דברה means “she spoke”. So I guess this Deborah character … Continue reading

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Girl Heroes of the Bible Part I – Deborah

One of the things that disturbs me about the Bible is how there is very little mention of some of the best women heroes in it. When I read about these females in the Bible though, I always wonder why … Continue reading

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